Kelly Lancaster

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On This Day in 1831, a Bloody Uprising in the Virginia Countryside

From The Atlantic archives: a detailed account of Nat Turner's slave rebellion<p><i>On this day in 1831, Nat Turner began what would turn out to be the deadliest slave rebellion in American history. Over the course of 48 hours, Turner and a group of rebel slaves killed more than 50 whites in</i> …

A Bunch of Virginia and DC Homes for Sale for Millions — And Some 'Budget' Properties

Sneak peeks of homes for sale in Virginia and Washington, DC.<p><b>Compiled by Patch staff</b><p>When a hot property goes on the market, we bring it to you. Just …

Virginia Named 'Worst State to Be a Burglar'

See how much worse punishment for burglary is in Virginia compared to other states—and the effect it has on the crime rate.<p>The last month has been a …

Well-Preserved 1810 Georgian Manor in Virginia Asks $2.9M

<i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p>7971 glass rd<p><b>Location:</b> Ordinary, Va.<b><br>Price:</b> $2,900,000<b><br>The Skinny:</b> When David and Mary Peebles bought this 150-acre …

The Psychology of Pets as an Extension of Human Fashion: Virginia Woolf’s Nephew on Why Dogs Came to Outshine Cats

Given my soft spot for dogs (and the occasional cat), I was intrigued by a passage from <b>On Human Finery</b> (<i>public library</i>) — that fascinating 1947 meditation on sartorial morality and conspicuous consumption by <b>Quentin Bell</b>, Virginia Woolf’s nephew and teenage collaborator — which contrasts the …

Virginia Andrews's shocking success

Did anyone else out there have a Virginia Andrews moment in their impressionable youth? This intriguing Buzzfeed interview with the late author's family and her ghost writer Andrew Neiderman, who has been writing Andrews novels since she died in 1986, brought my early teenage years rushing back.<p>The …

Virginia Woolf’s Never-Before-Seen Witty Family Newspaper, Illustrated by Her Nephew, Quentin Bell

In 1923, with her greatest works still ahead of her, Virginia Woolf was asked to contribute to a small family newspaper which her teenage nephews, Julian and Quentin Bell — sons of Woolf’s sister, the prominent Bloomsbury Group artist Vanessa Bell, whose woodcuts graced some of Virginia’s books — …